Blooming in Barrenness

The red plumed ocotillo and the Sonoran Sauguaro

Each day I drive by these botanical symbols of life in the springtime desert. The ocotillo dressed in statuesque elegance with its plumes of red flowers sways in front of the Sonoran Desert hallmark, the giant Saguaro. I drink in … Continue reading

A New Home

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My keyboard clicks out the first few words in my new surroundings and I feel the excitement. Those butterflies swirling around with anticipation of walking out onto a new stage–a new platform. I gaze up at the blue ribbons dancing … Continue reading

Love~The Word

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His Creation Reflects His Love — squint and you’ll see a heart “Let them give thanks to the Lord  for his unfailing love  and his wonderful deeds for men,”  Psalm 107:8 NIV (and recurring throughout the Psalm)  The word kept … Continue reading

Peace With Yourself

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Well, here I go for a second time writing this post. Somehow Blogger decided to publish–without my knowledge or even pushing the publish button. Of course at that time, there was nothing on the page!! And then I wrote for … Continue reading

Celebrating in His Majestic Creation

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          We stepped onto the small wooden deck extending from our cozy room and gazed in amazement at the scene before us. Autumn trees bursting with colors of burnt orange and golden yellow bordered the glassy creek stretching … Continue reading

Feel the Nudge?

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     “I tell you, open your eyes and look at the fields! They are ripe for harvest. 1 John 4:35b NIV      Perplexed, I stood in the book aisle wondering what would be the perfect retirement gift for the head … Continue reading